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Marian Cates (Marian Designs)

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I'm an artist, designer, photographer, children's book illustrator and writer. I have a B.A. in Theater and an M.A. in English (Creative Writing Program under R.H.W. Dillard), both from Hollins University.

I've published journalism, fiction and poetry. My plays and musicals have been produced by professional, academic and community theater companies.

Online, I have 3 shops, a studio, 2 galleries and a video ezine Art Online.

My main shop, Marian Designs Gift Shop -- which specializes in Invitation Sets (matching invitations, envelopes and postage stamps) Tales, both fairytales and folk tales like Robin Hood, and Scottish Clans -- is at zazzle.com/mariancatesdesigns*/. You can find the rest of my shops at http://www.zazzle.com/mbr/238302171005721618/stores

My Art & Photography galleries are at http://mariancates.imagekind.com and http://marian-cates.artistwebsites.com/ You'll find a range of digital collages, figurative and abstract digital paintings, and enhanced photographs. Subjects range from a Toy Poodle to an almost black psychedelic "Midnight Rage."

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